Boats near a Dutch Folly Fort, Canton
- ca. 1785
- Watercolor, graphite, gray wash, with pen, in gray ink on medium, moderately textured, cream, laid paper, mounted on, moderately thick, slightly textured, beige, wove paper
- Mount: 17 9/16 × 25 1/8 inches (44.6 × 63.8 cm) and Sheet: 13 9/16 × 20 1/16 inches (34.4 × 51 cm)
Inscribed in pen, withbrown ink, verso, lower left: "10"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower center: "Hoe chu fou toe [word crossed out] Canton"; inscribed in graphite, verso, lower right: "D25789"
Watermark: Fleur-de-lys (similar to Churchill 415 and Shorter 197 without J Whatman)
- Credit Line:
- Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
- Copyright Status:
- Public Domain
- Accession Number:
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Painting in England 1700-1850, collection of Mr. & Mrs. Paul Mellon. , Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, 1963, v.1 : p. 204, no. 408, ND466 V57 v.1-2 (YCBA)